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Adopt a dolphin today!

Choose a named dolphin living in Australia to adopt.

Get regular updates with fascinating insights into their lives of the Port River dolphins…

Thank you Dock & Bay

This year Dock & Bay have donated over $27,000 to WDC from sales of their amazing quick-dry beach towels and other products.

Perfect for when you are spending time by the water this summer.

Adopt a dolphin today!

Get regular updates with fascinating insights into the lives of the famous Port River dolphins…

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What is it like to take part in a stranding rescue?

Last month saw Australia's biggest ever stranding event involving hundreds of pilot whales in Tasmania. A WDC supporter helped take part in the rescue efforts.

Flippin' Awesome

Celebrating the wonderful world of whales & dolphins

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Species Guide

Australia is home to the largest creature on the planet, the blue whale, as well as dolphin species found nowhere else.

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About whales and dolphins

Whale and dolphins are superbly adapted for life in the marine environment.

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How we help whales & dolphins

WDC has 30 years experience of funding conservation projects in Australia and elsewhere.

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Facts, figures, videos & more

Which whale is the biggest? The fastest dolphin? The deepest diver? Discover the record breakers.

Every whale and dolphin - safe & free

There are 4 vital ways that we are fighting for the survival of whales and dolphins.

Together we can:

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End captivity

Whales and dolphins have a right to live free and healthy lives. These highly intelligent individuals should not suffer for human entertainment.

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Stop whaling

Commercial whaling is illegal. And yet, every year, Japan, Norway and Iceland kill around 1,500 whales.

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Create healthy seas

Commercial fishing, oil and gas drilling, and shipping are threatening the lives of whales and dolphins.

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Prevent deaths in nets

Hundreds of thousands of whales and dolphins are accidentally caught and killed in fishing gear every year.

Whales play a vital role in the health of our planet and have the right to life & freedom.

(This is the foundation of all our work)

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Coordinated teams on a worldwide mission

We’re protecting whales and dolphins with a truly global effort. Our teams in the UK, USA, Australia and Germany work together.

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Our successes

We've had some major successes over the last 30 years, make a real difference for the lives of whales and dolphins in Australia and elsewhere.

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Annual Review

Read about what our supporters in Australia have helped us achieve for whales and dolphins during the past year.

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